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Open Rank Faculty Position in Software Engineering

Position overview

Salary range: The salary range for this position is $99,700-$217,400. The posted UC salary scales set the minimum pay determined by rank and/or step at appointment. See Table(s) []. “Off-scale salaries” and other components of pay, i.e., a salary that is higher than the published system-wide salary at the designated rank and step, are offered when necessary to meet competitive conditions.
Review timeline: January 8, 2024

Application Window

Open date: October 1, 2023

Next review date: Monday, Jan 8, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Wednesday, Jan 24, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The Department of Informatics in the Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences at the University of California, Irvine (UCI) invites applications for an open-rank faculty position in software engineering.

We encourage applicants from all areas of software engineering to apply. Candidates at all ranks (i.e., assistant, associate, and full) will be considered for this position. While the search is comprehensive, of particular interest are candidates who have a focus on the synergy between artificial intelligence and software engineering.

The department is highly interdisciplinary with faculty backgrounds in software engineering, computer science, anthropology, design, education, health informatics, humanities, media arts, organizational studies, and psychology. Our faculty have a rich tradition of innovative research and education in software engineering. We consistently place among the top five institutions in the United States and the top 10 in the world for our research output in software engineering, according to We offer four programs exclusively in software engineering: research-oriented Ph.D. and M.S. degrees, a professional M.S. degree, and a BS degree. We seek to further bolster our reputation with the recruitment of a new colleague who will thrive in and add to this environment.

UCI is ranked as a top 10 public university by U.S. News and World Report and has been identified by the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education as No. 3 for top colleges in the west for diversity. UCI is located in Orange County, four miles from the Pacific Ocean and 45 miles south of Los Angeles. Irvine is one of the safest communities in the U.S. and offers a very pleasant year-round climate, numerous recreational and cultural opportunities, and one of the highest-ranked public school systems in the nation.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Applicants should hold a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in a relevant field and exhibit a compelling research portfolio as well as a clear vision for teaching.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)

Candidates selected during the initial round of review will be asked to arrange for letters of reference to be submitted electronically later in the search process.

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About UC Irvine

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

Job location

Irvine, CA